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Chemistry Professors in Iowa

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7.7% Jobs Projection
$82,980 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Chemistry Professors in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Chemistry Professors in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • Chemistry Professors in Iowa earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 240 workers employed as Chemistry Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 240 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 280 Chemistry Professors working in it, which means Iowa has fewer Chemistry Professors than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 280 total jobs in 2026 for Chemistry Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,300 annual jobs and 28,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chemistry Professors Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $54,690 to $151,240 with $82,980 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for Chemistry Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chemistry Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 50 $65,290
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 50 $70,120
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 40 n/a

Top States for Chemistry Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Chemistry Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,270 $90,220
Texas 1,700 $79,220
California 1,570 $105,850
Pennsylvania 1,430 $83,690
Illinois 1,030 $77,460
North Carolina 960 $71,450
Massachusetts 870 $93,350
Ohio 850 $81,120
New Jersey 830 $0
Virginia 820 $67,070
Florida 800 $86,330
Washington 570 $61,610
Michigan 500 $87,200
Tennessee 430 $68,940
Colorado 410 $76,180
Wisconsin 400 $68,960
Minnesota 380 $75,390
Indiana 370 $78,540
Missouri 360 $77,820
Connecticut 360 $75,590

Below are the states where Chemistry Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $105,850
New Hampshire $95,270
Massachusetts $93,350
Rhode Island $92,010
New York $90,220
Oregon $88,260
Michigan $87,200
Kansas $86,460
Florida $86,330
Pennsylvania $83,690

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